Max Gradel: Bournemouth sign Ivory Coast forward

Ivory Coast international Max Gradel
Gradel made his international debut for the Ivory Coast in 2011

Bournemouth have signed former Leeds United forward Max Gradel from St Etienne for an undisclosed fee.

The Premier League newcomers have agreed a four-year deal with the 27-year-old, who had a loan spell with the Cherries in the 2007-08 season.

Ivory Coast player Gradel began his career at Leicester City and moved to Leeds in 2010 after a brief loan stint.

He joined St Etienne 18 months later and was their leading scorer in Ligue 1 last season with 17 goals.

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